Daily Archives: February 10, 2014


BLOG – Viral Colonial Flag Olympic Hoax as Hong Kong Chillier Than Sochi

Hong Kong has just one athlete at the 2014 Sochi Olympics – a male short track speed skater named Pan-To Barton Lui. Unfortunately, his achievement was somewhat overshadowed by a convincing flag mix-up hoax. The screenshot below went viral today, no doubt to the delight of the post-80/90s protest movement…

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However, TVB and Oriental Daily reported that the image was – in fact – photoshopped…

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Lui grew up in Sai Wan Ho but moved to Vancouver as a teenager due to an absence of local training venues. There are also several officials attending as part of the Hong Kong delegation…

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